Congratulations! You now have Python installed on your computer.
In this course, you learned how to:
- Install Python on Windows, macOS, and Linux
- Open IDLE, Python’s integrated development and learning environment
Now that you have Python set up on your machine, you can start building projects and experimenting with your coding environment. If this is your first time using Python, you might want to follow along with Real Python’s guide to Interacting With Python. You’ll find more introductory material in the Introduction to Python Learning Path, one of Real Python’s many Learning Paths.
If you’re working through Python Basics, the Python Basics Book Learning Path will guide you through the exercises, quizzes, and other bonus resources in the book. If you’re not familiar with Python Basics, feel free to check out our book Python Basics: A Practical Introduction to Python 3.
If you’re just looking for the next steps to further set up your coding environment or to get to know IDLE better, you can take a look at these resources:
- Finding the Perfect Python Code Editor | Real Python Video Course
- Python IDEs and Code Editors (Guide) | Real Python Article
- Getting Started With Python IDLE | Real Python Article
Best of luck on your Python journey!
Congratulations, you made it to the end of the course! What’s your #1 takeaway or favorite thing you learned? How are you going to put your newfound skills to use? Leave a comment in the discussion section and let us know.
Ian Christy on June 8, 2021
Well done, one nit, it might have been nice, just for completeness, in the ubuntu section, include an example using python3-pip to install a library.